Consultant (Health & Nutrition Survey) at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Consultant - Health & Nutrition Survey Using SMART MethodologyLocation: BornoScope of WorkDevelop and design SMART survey protocol, including sample size estimation, population size, clustering of the villages etc., and validate contextual tools using the SMART methodologyTrain the SMART data collection teams and data clerks (including field testing)Organize survey: Ensure accurate data collection at field level. Ensure adequate supervision and coordination of the survey teams in the field and collect relevant reference materials for report writingBe responsible for data cleaning and analysis using appropriate software i.e. Epi Info, SPSS, ENA for SMARTPrepare a draft SMART survey report for review by SCI, ensuring that the assessment is comprehensive and includes all relevant indicatorsPrepare a final report including background, methodology, results, limitations, conclusions and recommendations incorporating feedback from SCI staff on the draft report and Nutrition Information Management group for validation/ NutritionReporting:The preliminary assessment report will be sent to the SCI within 3 days of completion of data collection; the consultant will present preliminary findings of the survey to SCI, and SCI team will upon review, send it to the nutrition cluster and or Inter-Agency Working Group for validation purpose.The consultant will lead in the presentation of the survey summary before the Nutrition sector/ Inter-Agency Working Group members. The final report, incorporating all comments and inputs received, will be submitted to SCI within 5 days after validation of the preliminary report.The consultant is expected to provide (Required Deliverables):Inception report explaining the methodology, sample size calculation and means of analysesFinal nutrition survey Methodology (agreed following consultant selection).Powerpoint presentation of preliminary findings.A preliminary and final nutrition survey report.An Itemized price quotation for consultancy fee (Exclusive of international and domestic travel expenses which will be provided separately by SCI)Time Frame and Work ScheduleThe duration of the survey will be 29 days. The start date will be the date indicated in the Contract. See here below the survey schedule:Travel days: 2 daysPreparation of survey protocols, developing tools and collection of secondary data: 5 daysTraining and pre-testing of SCI staff and Survey enumerators: 4 daysData collection and entry: 10 daysAnalysis and Submission of Preliminary Report:3 daysSubmit Final Report: 5 daysTotal: 29 daysGeneral Conditions of the ConsultancySCI will provide accommodation for the consultant in team guest houseMeals and other incidentals will be the responsibility of the consultantThe consultant will conduct his/her work by using his/her own computer equipment.Other miscellaneous costs directly related to the task that can include photocopying of questionnaires etc. shall be covered by SCI. Any cost needs to have prior approval from SCI.The movement of the consultant and team to and from the field will be facilitated by SCI.SCI will provide survey enumerators, translators as may be required.The cost related to travel from/ to Field of the survey teams will be covered by SCI.Payments will be paid in three instalments: the First instalment 30% paid upon finalisation of inception report; 30% paid upon submission of the first full draft of the report; the remaining 40% paid upon validation of the report by the Nutrition Sector/Inter-Agency Working Groups.

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